Pudding Brittle

Pat Duran


This recipe was given to me by a reader of one of my old recipe columns for the holiday recipe section,about 1976.


★★★★★ 2 votes

makes 8 cups
20 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 oz
    pkg. cook and serve butterscotch pudding mix. (cook type)
  • 1/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 3 c
    rice krispie cereal
  • 1/2 c
    coarsely chopped salted cocktail peanuts

How to Make Pudding Brittle


  1. Place margarine and corn syrup into large saucepan. Cook over moderate heat until margarine is melted, stirring occasionally. Stir in dry pudding mix, bring to full boil, stirring constantly. Continue cooking and stirring 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add cereal and peanuts to mixture; mix in thoroughly. Spread in thin layer on waxed paper or buttered baking sheet. Cool. Break into small bite size pieces to serve as a candy treat.
  2. To store: Place in container and cover lightly.
    Make up your own flavors- just change the pudding mix flavor- JUST MAKE sure you use the kind of pudding mix you cook, NOT INSTANT.

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About Pudding Brittle

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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